If your proposal meets the below criteria, you are required to include an element of affordable housing in your planning application, and to submit a related affordable housing statement. This is required for residential and mixed use development:
- 11 or more dwellings
- 6 or more dwellings within the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- Contains proposed dwellings with a total floor area over 0.5ha
unless the development is for affordable housing.